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  1. Russia travel guide and things to do: The highlights of the FIFA World Cup 2018 host nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Stuff.co.nz

    Russia will soon have a rare opportunity to present itself to the world as an alluring travel destination where, beyond the stereotypical endless queues, bowls of borscht and athletic mischiefs, you may find yourself wandering into a millennial-old place of worship, be awed by a grandiose imperial palace or stroll along city streets towered over by golden minarets. Given the sheer scale of the country, Russia is also the perfect place to undertake an epic journey, whether you ride the rails or cruise one of its mighty rivers.

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  2. Visiting Lake Baikal on the Trans-Siberian RailroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    As we entered the train yards of Irkutsk, another of the industries of Siberia became obvious. Train car after car was full of raw and finished wood.

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  3. On the world's deepest lake, something new: Russian eco-activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | The Economist

    ON AN early winter morning, with temperatures below -20AoC and a fierce wind whipping off the water, Vasily Sutula, the stern, moustachioed director of a nature reserve on the shores of Lake Baikal, happily surveyed a dozen young volunteers. The youngsters declared the day dubak , slang for a freeze deeper than the standard Russian word for cold, kholod , can convey.

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  4. Siberian helicopter maker has eyes on IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Daily Times

    As a helicopter buzzes in circles despite a blizzard, thousands are busy working in the huge hangars of a Siberia-based aircraft maker, eager to win a contract with India that would be a major coup for Russia's defence industry. "It can drop to minus 40 degrees in winter or soar to plus 40 in summer here, allowing us to test the machines in extreme conditions," chief engineer Sergei Solomin said as he walked on the frozen tarmac, a fur hat keeping him warm.

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  5. World's deepest lake in peril, scientists warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Daily Star

    A handout picture taken on September 20, 2015 and provided by Oleg Timoshkin, biologist at the Russian Academy of Sciences' Limnological Institute in Irkutsk, shows Spirogyra algae in the waters of Lake Baikal." Photo: AFP Baikal's high biodiversity includes over 3,600 plant and animal species, most of which are endemic to the lake.

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